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These queer celebrities' fashions are slaying the Emmys and giving us life

By AYIE LICSI Published Sep 20, 2021 3:26 pm

They're here, they're queer, and they're stomping the Emmys red carpet.

When the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards announced its list of nominees, it featured queer excellence across the board, with a number of non-binary actors nominated as well as Pose's Mj Rodriguez making history as the first transgender lead actress nominated.

These LGBTQ+ stars also dazzled the red carpet with their glamourous fashions—some of them were even gender non-conforming and we are living for it.

Pose star Billy Porter left the children gagging again by rocking an all-black ensemble from Ashi Couture with pleated wings and diamonds to match. Talk about someone who understands the assignment when it comes to red carpet looks.

Billy Porter. Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images/AFP.

Non-binary actor Carl Clemons-Hopkins, who was nominated for their role in Hacks, shut down the red carpet with a gag-worthy dress sporting the non-binary flag colors.

Carl Clemons-Hopkins. Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images/AFP.

Mj Rodriguez didn't take the Emmy but she captured the hearts of many at the Emmys. The trans actress looked opulent in a turquoise Versace gown with Bulgari diamonds totaling 71 carats.

Mj Rodriguez. Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images/AFP.

SNL's Bowen Yang dazzled in a tuxedo by Zegna, jewelry by Tiffany & Co., and silver platform heels.

Bowen Yang. Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images/AFP.

The Crown's queer nominee Emma Corrin served crucible realness on the red carpet wearing a custom gown with matching gloves and cap by Miu Miu.

Emma Corrin. Photo by Dave Bennett/Getty Images.

RuPaul made history at the Emmys becoming the most decorated Black artist in the award show's history. The drag icon brought RuPaul's Drag Race season 13 finalist Gottmik and winner Symone with him on the red carpet and on stage when he accepted his 11th award.

(L-R) RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage, RuPaul, and contestants Gottmik and Symone. Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images/AFP.

After he wowed people with a statement Loewe suit at the Met Gala, Dan Levy dazzled once again in a bold, three-piece electric blue suit from Valentino Couture.

Dan Levy. Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images/AFP.

We love women in suits and Samira Riley knows how to wear one well. The Handmaid's Tale actress rocked a Genny tuxedo and Vrai jewelry.

Samira Wiley. Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images/AFP.

Bisexual icon Gillian Anderson, who won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama for her role in The Crown, wore a midriff-baring look by Chloe.

Gillian Anderson. Photo by Dave Bennett/Getty Images.